12:10 p.m. CDT, August 25, 2011
Tollway board member Bill Morris of Grayslake was the lone no vote in the tollway rate increase. (Keri Wiginton, Chicago Tribune)
By Richard Wronski Tribune reporter
The Illinois Tollway board today approved a plan that would nearly double tolls to pay for an ambitious $12.1 billion program of expanding and building highways.
- Paula Wolff Chair
- James J. Banks Director
- George Pradel Director
- Carl O. Towns Director
- Thomas Canham Director
- Bill Morris Director
- Tom Weisner Director
- Maria N. Saldaña Director
To contact a Board Member:
2700 Ogden Avenue
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
(630) 241-6800 ext. 1101
Basic I-Pass toll rates would rise from 40 cents to 75 cents, with those who use cash continuing to pay double what I-Pass users do.
The vote was 7-1, with Bill Morris of Grayslake the lone no vote. The increase will go into effect Jan. 1.